Cardiac Arrest SPARE

Name:  Addressing an inherent bias in neuroprognostication: A collaboration to reduce the impact of Self-fulfilling Prophecy in cardiac ARrEst

Contact:  Dr. Carolina Maciel (PI) and Magali Jorand-Fletch (Lead CRC) (352) 294-5391

Enrolling hours: Enrollment to begin soon


  • Age 18 – 89 years
  • Initially unconscious following cardiac arrest from any non-perfusing rhythm (i.e., ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation, pulseless electrical activity, asystole)
  • Sustained return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) as defined by maintained spontaneous circulation for at least 20 minutes after cardiopulmonary resuscitation.


  • Subjects younger than 18 years of age or older than 89 years
  • Isolated respiratory arrest without concomitant or ensuing cardiac arrest